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WHUT
Nov 16, 2009 7:00pm EST
people, including ethnic and religious minority, whether they are in the united states, china or any nation. >> but even as the president called for access to information, china was tightly controllg it. the meeting with a carefully screened group of students who were coached beforehand was not broadcast live across the country, and while it was available on two big national internet sites, it was hard to hear. and one big website, the xinhua news agency told people that the obamauñ÷ live, but then on the screen apparently fails to deliver on that promise. in tonight's "lead focus," we take an in depth look at the obama visit and its significance, beginning with the presidents day from melissa chan of al jazeera english. >> reporter: the president is now in beijing, but earlier in the day, he was in shanghai for his town hall meeting. it's the favorite format for the american president, a conversation with the people, talking about u.s./china relations. >> our world is now fundamentally interconnected. the jobs we do, the prosperity we build, the environment we protect, the securit
WHUT
Nov 4, 2009 7:00pm EST
. the prime minister yesterday visited a joint united states/israeli missile defense maneuver. there th're preparing for all eventualities. rocket and missile attacks on israel from iran, syria are lebanon and gaza. >> the threat is new and the fact is our forces are being prepared to give a new response. >> the new response is the iron dome anti-missile system. it will be deployed in less than a year. but the fact that remains is from now on, in any future israeli conflict, from the north or the south, the heart of the nation tel aviv will be under threat. >>> today in milan, italy, there >>> today in milan, italy, there was a landmark court ruling regarding a program run by the central intelligence agency known as extraordinary renditn. under that program, terror suspects were secretly detained and flowto foreign countries for interrogations that some have described as torture. today an italian judge convicted 23 americans of kidnapping an egyptian cleric from a milan street in 2003 in one such operation. the cia has declined to comment on the case and all of the americans were tried
WETA
Nov 16, 2009 5:30pm EST
. one country's success need not co at the expense of another. that is why the united states insists we do not seek to contn china's rise. on the contrary, we welcome ina as a stron and prosperous and sucssful member o the community of nations. >> reporter: answering a qution on internet access ina -- >> unrestcted internet access a source ofrength, and i thinshould be encouraged. i think that the morereely formation flows, the stronger the society beces because tn citizens of countries around the world can hold their own governmes accountable. ey can begin tohink for themselves that generates new ideas. >> reporter: and disssing cooperation on climate change -- >> the united stat and china are th world's two larst emitters of greenhous ges, of carbon that is causing the planet to warm. so unls both of ou countries are willg to take critical steps in dealing with this issue, we wil not be able to resolve it. >> reporter: there's no down china d the u.s. wil be v to workogether on a variety of world problems, but don't expect any major announcements fro this visit. after shangi, the pres
WETA
Nov 17, 2009 5:30pm EST
's meetg, "the new york tis" noted e range of issues on whic the united state was asking for china's help. somethinthat might have been thinkable, it sa,efore the united states became embroiled in two wars a bfore the u. onomy was hbbled bythe global financialrisis that began on ishores. those issu inclu the wde trade ga between the two countries, redung greenhouse gas emiions, as well as iran and its nuclear program. prident obama alsobrgh up with the dai lama,he a exiled leader of tibet. beyond a show of goodill and a prome to work o big issues, no breakthrous were reported. but in tonight's "leadfocus," we wt to show you how the issue was cvered by theenglish language cnnel of chinese ate television. >> reporter: presint hu jintao has met with barack obama in beijing. they haveledged fortronger cooperion and to findore mm ground deite their differces. their discusons also focused on global challengesndhe wod economy has a solid recove. >> ts is the third formal meetingetween pesident ji andao barack obama this year th the interests of e world'sargesteveloping and develed nations. the t
WHUT
Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
karzai can become the effective leader that the united states hopes for and needs in afghanistan. can he rid the country of corruption? can he raise an army capable one day of taking over from the unitedtates? these are all key questions as president obama plans the next phase of u.s. involvement in afghanistan. in our lead focus, the afghan election and beyond. we start in kabul with jonah hull of al jazeera english who found that the issue of fraud remains an undercurrent. >> reporter: just a day after dr. abdullah's withdrawal from the race, hamid karzai is declared winner of afghanistan's presidential election. >> translator: we declare mr. hamid karzai, who got the majority votes in the first round, and who is the only candidate in the second round, be declared president of afghanistan. >> repter: the chairman of the country's top electoral body, the independent election commission, said consensus had be reached among his commissioners baseon the law and in the interests of the afghan people. international reaction was led by united nations secretary ban ki-moon in kabul on an unann
WHUT
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
for abbas. >> translator: the stated position of the united states in relation to settlements in the annexation of jerusalem have been well-known and appreciated by us. however, we were surprised by their favoring of the israeli position. >> reporter: but obama's been talking up a possible breakthrough in middle east peace going back before his cairo speech. palestinians fear obama won't be able to encourage israel to make the other compromises necessary to complete a final peace deal. a leading palestinian candidate to fill abbas' shoes put it this way -- >> i think this announcement is a declaration of the failure of efforts for true peace process, due to the israeli policy of expanding and continuing settlements and the failure of the united states to take an impartial position. >> reporter: now abbas has had enou and said he won't stand for re-election. it remains to be seen if the u.s. moves to try to keep him or prefers to look to the future withnother palestinian head of state, in the early part of next year. john tarat, al jazeera, washington. >> for more on the middle
WHUT
Nov 12, 2009 7:00pm EST
the united states' mission and its allies' mission going forward? >> in the larger sense, of course, the mission really depends on a great deal more than just corruption, although that is certainly a concern here. mcchrystal, i think, is prepared now to accept some redefinition of what the counterinsgency strategy is going to be. that is doing the same with fewer troops or narrowing the mission somewhat. but, again, president karzai, it seems to me, is really of the opinion that the united states is really stuck with them and that his election has given the united states no real alternative. therefore, he has the latitude to really take this as a rate of change that he would like and one that we probably would not like. >> what's the blueprint here? >> the blueprint essentially is to be able to do the basics of what counterinsurgency requires and that is to be able to protect large population centers and to devote most of our energies now into regaining the confidence of the afghan people. unfortunately, karzai's actions in recent times, not just corruption, but failure to deliver b
WETA
Nov 4, 2009 5:30pm EST
visited a joint united states/israeli mssile defense mauver. therthey're preparing for all eventualities. rocket and missile attacks o israel from iran, syriare leban and gaza. >> thehreat is new and the fact is our foes are being prared to give a new respse. >> the new respons is the iron me anti-missilesystem. it will be dloyed in less than a year. but the fact that remains is fr now on, in any future israeli onflict, from the north or the south, the heart of the nation tel aviv wl be under thre. >>> today milan, aly, there was a landma court ruling regarding a program run by the centl intelligence agenc know as extraordinary ndition. under th program, terro suspects weresecretly detained and flown t foreign countrie for interrogation that sohave d. today an italian judge convicted 23 americans o kidnaing an egypan cleric from a milan street in 2003 in one such opation. the ciahas decned to comnt the case and all of the americs were tried in their absence. nevertheless, th judge immediely sentenced 22 ofhe americans toive years in jail. anotr american, the former cia station chiefin m
WETA
Nov 12, 2009 5:30pm EST
, iseally of the opinion th the united states is really stuck with them a th the election hasiven the unitedtates no real alternate. therefore, he s the latitude to really take this as a rate of change that he would likand e that we pbably would not like. what's the blueprint here? >> t blueprint essential to be ale to the basicsf what counterinrgency requires d that is to be ableo protect largeopulation centers and to devote most of our energi now into regaining the coidence of the afghan people. unfortately, karzai's actions in recent times, not just corrupon, butfailure to delirbasic services are real what is forfeit so much of the cfidence and the trus that t afghan people are going to need if our strategy isoing to succeed. >>nd just vy briey, a lot of theeports about the wte house strate meeting say that esident obama is insisting that theree aay out before committing more troops. do you think that that is realistic? >> i really believe that that's a long shot here, that anyone is going to be able to script just what kind ofa way out. but it certainl may be a necessary part
WETA
Nov 13, 2009 5:30pm EST
in dealing with the united states. prime minist yukio hatoyoma s kept that prise, making i clearhat japan will no lo ar how itself t be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especily on the issuef american milary bases. has gtten wasngton's tention, and itsrespect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming, ce again. in night's "lead focus" the presidensanalysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in tokyo, t first stop on a four-nation tour that include siapore, china, south korea. shortly after hi arrival, esident obama met with e japanese primminister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on thetable, o afghanistan, north korea and global warming. in theiralks obama d the prime minister addressed bigges sore spot in u.s./japan relations the pressness of an air base in okinawa. ny are demanding the base be closed with protests taking place before the presidens arrival. both countriewould meet to address japan's concern about the base. >> our goal remains the same, and that's torovide for the defee of ja. with minimal intsion on the lives the people w share the pa. >
WHUT
Nov 3, 2009 7:00pm EST
asked you if the united states was being even-handed in dealing with israel's settlement policy, we got a very enthusiastic response from our viewers. many thought that the u.s. learned more towards israel. here's what one had to say. after following the after following the israel/palestine issue for many years, i am convinced that the u.s. policy favors israel. as to the constant mantra by the pro-israel crowd in the united states that insists that the palestinians recognize israel's right to exist, i think the palestinians are recognizing israel's right to exist when they agreed to consider a two-state solution. but another viewer said, "the u.s. has become one of the biggest appeasers of the arab world. it has recently placed tremendous pressure on israel, while ignoring 60 years of arab military and political action to destroy a tiny jewish state." >>> some other global news you might not have heard about. from tanzani a team of scientists predicts that climate change will make the snow on the top of mt. kilimanjaro, the continent's highest peak, disappear within 20 years. they say
WHUT
Nov 20, 2009 7:00pm EST
, it was six world powers that made a move today. delegates from the united states, britain, france, germany, russia and china met in brussels, belgium, and turned up the heat on iran. they didn't discuss the sanctions, not yet anyway, but that possibility served as a backdrop for today's meetings. the issue is iran's nuclear ambitions. tehran says its uranium enrichment program is for peaceful purposes only, but other countries worry it gives iran the capability of making an atomic bomb. despite some optimism in recent weeks, iran now seems to be rejecting a plan to have its uranium enriched outside the country. the delegates in brussels urged iran to reconsider, and hence the talk by president obama and others this week about the possibility of new sanctions. what kind of measures and when, that is our "lead focus" tonight. weeks after iran disclosed the existence of this once-secret nuclear facility near the holy city of qom, in brussels today representatives of the world's major powers pressed iran to accept a plan to curb its nuclear ambitions. the six countries released this statement
WETA
Nov 3, 2009 5:30pm EST
government is going get by most of the west. not just the united states, but the cadians and the europea. ey're all getting ver disillusioned. th're spilling blood and spending a whole lot o money on a government at isn't sn legitimate by it own people. i think this patience is wearing thin across e boa. >> all right. thank you very muc foroining us. >> tha you. >>> a seni israeli military offici has warned of a new threat from hamas milints in gaza. the head of military intelligen, major general amos yadlin, sa today hamas has test-fired an iranian roet in recent days capable of fing 37 miles from gaza to tel av, israel's major metropolin area. until no rockets fired out of gaza have only reached uto 25 miles. he also said hamas is cuently not interested in confroation with israel, but rather devoting i energies to e continuingo smuggle gaza weons into the area. anon that rocket disclosure, we want to know at you think. our question tonig, how do you think israel shoulrespond to the latest sclosure that hamas has a missile capable of hiing tel-aviv? you n give us your opinion by going to th
WHUT
Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
into office on a promise of change. including asserting greater independence in dealing with the united states. prime minister yukio hatoyoma has kept that promise, making it clear that japan will no longer allow itself to be treated as a rubber stamp for u.s. policy, especially on the issue of american military bases. he has gotten washington's attention, and its respect. and by today, relations seemed to be warming once again. in tonight's "lead focus" the president's analysis of u.s./japanese relation. president obama arrived in japan friday afternoon, tokyo time, the first stop on a four-nation tour that will include singapore, china and south korea. shortly after his arrival, president obama met with the japanese prime minister, yukio hatoyoma. among the issues on the table, afghanistan, north korea and global warming. in their talks, obama and the prime minister addressed biggest sore spot in u.s./japan relations -- the presence of an air base on okinawa. many japanese are demanding that the base be closed, with protests takin place prior to obama's visit. after today's talks the two lea
WETA
Nov 5, 2009 5:30pm EST
. he charged the united states with backtracking onts middle east policy and refusing to press israel to freeze selement building in the west bank. >>> more tnight on that ship carrying hundreds of tons of weapons that were ized off the coasof cyprus. israel claims the wpons were from in and were heed to hezbollah ghters in lebanon. today, isrli prime minister njamin netanyahu claimed tha iran's goal was to kill as man civilian as possible. for its part, hezbollah deni any connectionith the weapons. >>> weurn now to africa and a story that impressed us with its insights into at is going on somalia. we have reported the very tenuous political situation there, a weak government backed by the united states d an incrsingly violent islamic rebel movement, known as al sh what you are aut to ee will put the threat of those extremists in perspectiv and willhow why we all needo pay attention to somalia. in ra visit by western journalist, martin geisl went to the town of bos so noh of the capitagadishu. >> ts is a publichow of forcby al shabaab. these pictures filmed in the past f dys in mogi
WHUT
Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
ill. the objective that we should face in the united states is how to provide information to individuals and physicians so that they can make fully informed decisions about the kinds of care that they want to have. a system such as great britain's where expenditures are a small fraction of what we spend here need to face those kinds of questions. we are light-years away from having to confront that sort of question here in the united states. >> we only have a few seconds left, but there's more to this than just economics. there's a moral debate aspect, isn't there? >> yes. very much so. we're all going to die at some point. we want to have our treatment at such times be consistent with our values, our comfort. we want to spend time with our families and friends. medical care should facilitate that, not stand in the way of it. >> henry aaron, thank you very much for being on the program. >> thank you very much for having me. >>> now, let's get your thoughts, because brings us to tonight's "how you see it" question. in an effort to bring down health care costs, should the u
WHUT
Nov 10, 2009 7:00pm EST
nuke, if you will, in the united states, that's just something that's not an acceptable fear. so we're taking a rational, it seems to me, precaution. >> and you write in your piece that u.s. special forces could be used to take control of parts of pakistan's nuclear arsenal in case there was an emergency. just tell us the bare essentials of that plan. how would it work? >> well, as i understand it, in case of a loss of control in a remote area or in me facility, we have offered to the chief of staff of the army through our chairman of the joint chiefs, admiral mullen, we've offered a team that's already in place, a special operations team that's already doing some operations in other areas, helping the pakistanis train and work in afghanistan, we've offered them as a backup. in other words, it's all comity, we're all there to help, we're all big friends together. the only problem, of course, is that the americans are, as you know, as i wrote, are held -- the united states is not very popular in pakistan. and this kind of an agreement, if it became known, as it s become known, it wou
WETA
Nov 19, 2009 5:30pm EST
is going toe different this time? how des the united states and its allies kno that they won't remake eveif they felthat we have reneged in the past? >> neith side can trust one another. that's why both sides have to live up to agreents. are we sure that they wll live up to angreement? no. but the way you make re is you don't try to the first to rege. you play thugh and see if they live up to t agreements. and that'something we haven't done >> okay. leon seagul,hank you very much for joining us. thank you for having me. >>> the presiden also talked about iran's nuclear program toy saying that rld lders willikely adopt new measures over the nxt several weeks to push iran for refusing to stop its uranium enrichment pgram. officials from the unite states, itain, hina, france, russia and germany will meet in brussels tomorrow discuss the meases. the president sa that now is e time for iran to show it wants to be responsible. >> we have begun discussions with o international partners about the importae of havin consequences, th the dual-track approach requir ir to get a clea message, that when
WETA
Nov 26, 2009 5:30pm EST
on a conservation iss. britain, france, united states ve all called for a ban on this, the trade in bluefin tuna. and that could leave japan's sushi restrants without their star attraction. but for blefin, time is running t. unless rampantoverfishing is curbedery soon, these predators ofhe sea, the equivalent of lions and ters, ll simply vanish. >>> now, let's switch ges. we're going to meet some pople who ve devod their lives to their passions for ood, or as you'll see in our next story, why. lebanon is not the top country that you wou think of in develong great wines. t the bekaa valley has a history going back to an current mes. today the ne business is thring there once again and attracting newcers as christen gillpie fod on a wine road less traveled. >> reporter: it's spring, and that means pruning season for thevineyards of this village in e muntains about an hour eas of beirut. it's ao theome of chateau bellvi, the awa winning winery that debuted tree yea ago. thes two opened the nery in part to rebuild this cistian village thatas nearly destyed by the lebane civil war. jill describes com
WHUT
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
is frequently voiced by the west and the united states in particular. >> the united states remains firmly committed to a peaceful resolution to international concerns over iran's nuclear program. we also remain willing to engage iran to work toward a diplomatic solution to the nuclear dilemma it has created for itself, if only iran would choose such a course. but our patience and that of the international community is limited. >> just yesterday, the outgoing iaea director general, mohamded elbaradei, castigated iran for blocking the agency's inquiries into iran's nuclear progm. >> it is now well over a year that the agency was last able to engage iran in discussions about these outstanding issues. effectively we have reached a dead end, unless iran engages fully with us. >> for more on today's vote on iran, we are joined by ervand abrahamian, he is an iran specialist and distinguished professor of history at city university of new york. welcome. >> thank you. >> as we heard in the report, the iaea's decision to censure iran, i believe the first time it's taken action like this in almost f
WETA
Nov 24, 2009 5:30pm EST
cabet, will the united states suort stil the new government. >> well, there are warlos and there arewarlords. there are people w are called that who fought against al eda and the talib and their alli. and there are people who had very serious beaches of human rights and mistrement of people during war, which is always difficulto, you know, lo back on and figure ouhow to judge. >> reporter: a decisn to send 34,0 additional troopsto afghanistan would bepposed by many demrats in congress. secretary of state clinton secretary of defense robert gates, chaman ofthe joint chiefs mik mullen and general mcchrystal are expecte to visit capitohill in an effort to sell thelan. >>> for moren the plan we're joined by juan caos zarate, at the cnter for strategic and international studies in washington. he alsoerved as depu national securit adviser for mbating terrorism during the bush admintration. welcome back. >> thanks, marn. >> reports suggest tat president obama will sd an ditional 30,000 troops to afghanistan. homight these aed forces change the waythe u.s. and nato are conductg
WETA
Nov 25, 2009 5:30pm EST
money, per se,on the termen ale ill. the objecte that we should face in the unit states is lou to providinformation to individuals an physicians so thathey can make fully inrmed decisions about t kinds of care that they want to have. a sysm suchs great itain's ere expenditur are a small fraction ofwhatwe spend here need to face those kinds of questions. are light-yearaway from having to confront that sortf questi here in the united states. >> we only have a few second left, but there' more to this than just ecomics. there'a moral debate aspect isn't there? >> yes. ve much so. we're all going todie at some point. we wa to have our treatmt at such times be consistent with our values our comrt. we want t spend time with our families and friends. medical care should facilat that, not stand i the w of it. >> henry aaron, thank u very much foreing on the program. >> thank you very much for having me. >>> now,et's get your oughts, because it brings us to tonight's "how youee it" question. in an effort to bring down health ce cost, should the u.s. governmenlimit payment forcancer-figin
WHUT
Nov 5, 2009 7:00pm EST
, a weak government backed by the united states and an increasingly violent islamic rebel movement, known as al shabaab. what you are about to see will put the threat of those extremists in perspective and will show why we all need to pay attention to somalia. in a rare visit by a western journalist, martin geisler went to the town of bosasso north of the capital mogadishu. >> this is a public show of force by al shabaab. these pictures filmed in the past few days in mogadishu were smuggled out to itv news. the radical islamist group now controls much of somalias. there's mounting concern they may be about to export their brand of terror. with the emergence of shabaab, a confct almost 20 years old has answered its most sinister chapter yet. somalia has been described as the new afghanistan, a breeding ground for extremism. the death toll mounts by the date. people live under the most brutal form of sharia law. we obtained these pictures of a group of young men who have each had a hand and foot caught off, accused of stealing. women accused of adultery are stoned to death in the streets. b
WHUT
Nov 11, 2009 7:00pm EST
. that goal, of course, was never achieved. today the united states and its allies remain entrenched in the conflicts in afghanistan and iraq. in the united states and europe and beyond, those who have served and sacrificed were remembered and honored. the day also brings into sharp focus the growing hardships faced by many veterans. in toad focus," we are going to look extensively at the memories and the scars of war. we begin our coverage with the british perspective from itn's rags martel. ♪ >> reporter: for 90 years the sacrifice of the first world war has been remembered. this year is different. the first armistice day without any veterans of the great war. the last three of its soldiers, henry allingham, harry patch and william stone, died earlier this year. >> neither the last of his comrades in arms has gone to his eternal rest, we are here once more to remember. >> reporter: and at the 11th hour, silence, around britain and the world. [ bell tolls ] ♪ >> reporter: at westminster abbey, the flag used to cover the bodies of the fallen during the first world war hung above
WETA
Nov 30, 2009 5:30pm EST
to the contrary. demjanjuk was deported from the united states in maynd is chged with being an accessory to the murder o almost 28,000 jews at a nazi death cam in poland. the trial, as you n imane, is major story in germany and drew survors of the holaust who are coinced of demjanjuk's ilt, as we hear in this repo from our german partner deutsche welle. >> reporter: the past still haunts him. he spent 11months at auswitz. his parents and s brother were killed in the death campn sobibor. heas traveledto munich from his home in the netherlands. he's among 30 who will b attending the trl. ere's no doubt in his mind that john demjanjuk is guilty, and he wants to see him convicted. >> translator: i makes no dierence whether he's 9 years old 90. he did it. was there. i can' say whether he mdered my parents, but he was involved in their killing. >> reporter: demjanjuk has consistently dend ever being at sobibor. one of the toughest challenge cing prosecor will be to answer the question surrounding the identity of the 89-year-old. questionthat may never be answed. in 1988,he wasentenced to deat
WETA
Nov 9, 2009 5:30pm EST
programs at the germ marsll fund of the united states and he joins usrom washington. thk you for joining us on the program. >> thank you. >> so describe the scene when you arrived in berlin. the atmosphere,he people and your reacti to it. >> first of all, we have to get throughast germany to hitchhike to west berlin. and thereas no sign of any chge on -- at this border crossings. but once we got to the wl self in the middlef the city, people were alreadyup on the top of the ructure, and it took all of seconds for me to get up ther as well. and i think in th moment, the world view collapsed for me. when looked down o to the mine fields between actuly the two walls -- because in between there were dogs, there we watch towers there re mine fields, aomaticeapons and these guards patrolling. we wer told don everome close to that structure because that's east germanerritory and they are on orr to shoot. now we were sitng there, joyo, jubilan this wonrful mosphere, this euphoria. a wonderful moment for everybody and a wod collapsing the same time. so you grew up in the 1960s n th1970s during the
WHUT
Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
you see it." our question tonight, should the united states continue to give aid to afghanistan if it doesn't clean up corruption? you can tell us what you think by going to the "how you see it" section of our website and that's at worldfocus.org. > earlier this year in a hijacking of the american ship "the maek alabama" off the coast of somalia captivated the nation. that high seas drama came to an end when navy s.e.a.l.s rescued the ship's crew and captain. today pirates tried once again to hijack the ship. early this morning again while traveling near the coast of somalia, the vessel was attacked by pirates, but this time things came out differently. the ship, now manned by armed guards, repelled the raid by gunfire and by what the associated press described as a high decibel noise device. according to the ship's sonar, everyone aboard is doing fine. >>> also from malia, it is being reported that a 20-year-old woman was stoned to death yesterday for having an affair with an unmarried man. the stoning took place near the town of wazeed, 250 miles northwest of the capital mogad
WETA
Nov 10, 2009 5:30pm EST
. the only problem, of course, is that the america are, a you know, as i wre, are held -- the united states is n very popular in pakistan. and this kind o an agreemt f it became known, a it has become own, it would and did set off, we're seeng this week, all kinds of horrible so of recriminatns and denials and anger at erica. thproblem with making an agreement like we made hat the coequences of it being known are just so damaging. >> and for your story y also spoke to pistan'sresident asifadari. what did h have to say when you put it to him that pakistas nuear asenal needs be watched over in this manner possibly by the amicans? >> he said we alway have to make youmericans happy. essence -- i don't hve the exact word. butis mesge was, oh, we always have t play ang with you americans. that's our ol pakistan is alway a sort of mollify the americans and, you know, you need reassurance and ressurance. if youeed the reassurance, 'll give it to u. i tked to other senior u.s. ficials who would not named who had insight into the nuclear arsel in pakistan who id to me, loo of course we don tellou
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Nov 23, 2009 5:30pm EST
that the united states is getting too cozyith china? >> ll, you knw, i'm not that the concern is that it's getting too cozy with china. i think that t indians are perfecy happy to, you know, live with the chinese, to live withincreasing chinese power. d in fact, thi of china in many ways as partner, certainly an important trading partner forthe iians. i thinkn is perhaps the u.s. is thinking of a ro fo chinan south asian secuty, which the indians wod not look kindlyon. think that the indians don't see the chinese as an honest broker, whh is what was implied in the joint stement beeen president obama and president hu. d i think that the in fact, see itore as a mischiefmer t comesto south asian security. >> ayou mentioned already afghanistan,ut i'm wondering wh role does or should india ay in the figh against the militancy afghanistan and pakistan? i think that we can st of look at the fight ainst militancy two part i mean, one ishe threat of teorism. and the otr, ithink, is the longer term work of stabizing afghanistan. the indians are very vulnerable to terrorism, hve suffered repeated and serio
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